Research may lead to better control of disease in walnuts

Issue Date: September 3, 2014

New research from entomologists affiliated with the University of California, Davis, shows how environmental conditions influence the seasonal flight behavior of the walnut twig beetle, which spreads a deadly fungal disease in black walnut and other walnut trees. UC Davis said the research may lead to better control of the disease, now found throughout much of the United States.

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